Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Chicago Sinfonietta's "City-Scapes," June 9 including 'Shards of Serenity' of Jonathan Bailey Holland

Jonathan Bailey Holland

On May 4, 2013 AfriClassical posted: Chicago Sinfonietta Concludes 25th Season With 'City-Scapes' Including 'Shards of Serenity' of Jonathan Bailey Holland June 8 & 9, 2013

Sunday, June 9
3:00 pm
At Orchestra Hall of Symphony Center,
220 S. Michigan Avenue

ChiScapes has been curated by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Jennifer Higdon.  The composers and their architectural muses include:
·        Armando Bayolo: the Modern Wing of the Art Institute Chicago, designed by Renzo Piano
·        Vivian Fung (winner of the 2013 Juno® Award for “Classical Composition of the Year”): the Aqua building designed by Jeanne Gang
·        Jonathan Holland: S. R. Crown Hall, designed by Ludwig Mies van de Rohe
·        Chris Rogerson: Jay Pritzker Pavilion of Millennium Park, designed by Frank Gehry

The City-Scapes program also includes these other urban- and architecture-themed works:
·        Duke Ellington’s Harlem
·        Johann Strauss’ Tales from the Vienna Wood
·        Jennifer Higdon’s river sings a song to trees
·        Michael Daugherty’s Red Cape Tango

Conductor: Sinfonietta Music Director Mei-Ann Chen

Single tickets range from $26 to $50 for the Chicago Sinfonietta at Symphony Center, with special $10 pricing available for students.  Tickets can be purchased by calling the Chicago Sinfonietta at 312-236-3681 ext. 2 or online at

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